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John Watling’s Distillery Is Open Again in Nassau

 One of the most popular attractions in The Bahamas is welcoming visitors again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  John Watling’s Distillery, which makes one of the country’s top rum brands, has reopened to visitors at its site in historic downtown Nassau.  …

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Daniel Boulud’s First Caribbean Restaurant Is Open in The Bahamas

 The Caribbean has long been a draw for the top French chefs. Alain Ducasse had his brief foray in Puerto Rico. Eric Ripert’s Blue has for years been the leading restaurant in the Cayman Islands. And Jean Georges Vongerichten has …

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The Winners of the 2020 CJ Bahamas Travel Awards

 The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony …

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 We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is continuing its fast-paced Caribbean expansion, Caribbean Journal has learned. Sun Country has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Nassau in The …

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 It began with an idea. An idea to celebrate the jewels of the Caribbean hotel industry, the smaller, more intimate spaces through which hoteliers express their dreams, their personalities and their visions for what hospitality can be. And now the …

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 Autumn is a time of recharge in the Caribbean, a period when some destinations cool down, visitors thin and certain hotels close for their annual upgrades. But the vast majority of destinations eagerly welcome visitors in September, when you can …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global Ports Holding has formalized its partnership to create what may become the leading cruise port in the entire Caribbean in the heart of Nassau, The Bahamas. GPH has signed a $250 million heads of …

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 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …

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 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

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 By Alexander Britell “Mr Churchill is easily satisfied with the best,” Lord Birkenhead once said of his friend, Sir Winston Churchill. The preceding quotation— sometimes wrongly attributed to Churchill himself, and perhaps itself apocryphal  — is one of my favorites — and a …

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 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Atlantis Paradise Island resort has named another major headliner for its signature New Year’s Eve bash: eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fergie. Fergie, who rose to fame with her work with the Black Eyed Peas …

 By Alexander Britell You’re just a few blocks from the Queen’s Staircase, tucked away at a table in a corner of a colonial mansion in Old Nassau, when the spread arrives. Cookies and pastries, house-made bonbons; trays of miniature sandwiches, …

 By Alexander Britell With more than 250,000 bottles of wine, Nassau’s Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant is home to the third largest wine collection on earth. But one of the hemisphere’s great wine destinations just got even better. Just steps across …

 Luxury is cool. Art is cool. Great service is cool. Sometimes cool defies definition. But when it comes to a cool hotel, you just know it when you see it. The sixth annual CJ Cool List takes you across the …

 You’re looking for a different kind of Caribbean getaway: an authentic one. One where you get a real taste of an island’s personality, of its soul. There are certain hotels made for that, smaller properties that are all about offering …

 A glass of aged rum, a premium cigar, the sound of a steel pan. It’s the recipe for a perfect evening in the Bahamas, and it’s what every night is like at the new Churchill Cigar & Rum Bar at …